That’s right! Idol ruins everything it touches. Before American Idol, it was quite acceptable to have a scantly-clad, incredibly-beautiful woman booty shaking her way to stardom without singing one word live. The era of the J Los, Beyonces, Brittneys and Madonnas has passed. All the ladies still have their legions of fans, but no one else is allowed into that exclusive club. I can’t think of a hot artist whose star has risen in the generation of American Idol who doesn’t sing live. Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift have all the accoutrements and can sing live. Idol has reinvigorated the art of singing live. Continue reading →
Prior to New Year’s Eve, you couldn’t open up Facebook, wade your way through twitter or browse YouTube without seeing Lady Gaga somewhere. For almost all of 2011 we were bombarded with Lady Gaga from Dick Clark’s New Year Rockin’ Eve to The Jingle Ball. Ever since New Year’s Eve Gaga seems to be MIA.